Summer road trip? Our gas calculator can help you see your costs.

After years of pandemic isolation, people are planning summer travel near pre-pandemic levels. But their wallets won’t take them nearly as far.

Laverne Cox is first trans woman to have Barbie doll modeled after her

The doll's release comes as advocates warn transgender and gay rights are under increasing legislative attack in the United States and abroad.

U.K. imposes windfall tax on oil and gas company profits as inflation bites

Chancellor Rishi Sunak's measure comes as inflation hits multi-decade highs following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Thomas Murphy, media executive who engineered ABC takeover, dies at 96

The head of Capital Cities Communications oversaw the blockbuster media takeover.

Gun, ammunition stocks jump after Texas school massacre

Such upswings are not uncommon after a mass shooting or any event that puts gun control in the political spotlight.

Broadcom agrees to buy VMware for $61 billion

The planned combination is one of the biggest corporate mergers of all time.

Maker of Uvalde shooter’s rifle posted image of child with gun before massacre

Gunmaker Daniel Defense posted online an advertising photo of a small child holding one of its AR-15-style rifles just days before one of its firearms was used in the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Tex.

Fixed mortgage rates move lower for the second week in a row

The 30-year fixed-rate average dropped to its lowest level in five weeks, falling to 5.1 percent.

‘No time to lose’: Top Chinese official sounds alarm over economy

Li Keqiang issued the stark warning as the economy stalled under pressure from multiplying covid restrictions and shrinking demand.
  • Perspective

To the class of 2022: It’s a great job market. You’ve got this.

It's the best job market in years and the pandemic has shredded office etiquette, but some traditional advice for new grads still applies.

Davos elite reassess globalization amid turmoil of pandemic and war

The pandemic, war and a broken supply chain force world leaders, chief executives and economists to rethink globalization and emphasize resilience.

Lawmakers blast FDA, Abbott over baby formula shortage

Robert M. Califf is expected to be sharply questioned about a shortage that has left some children hospitalized for lack of food.

Answering Ask-Post questions about I bonds, crypto cons, bank accounts

Personal finance questions left on the toll-free 855-ASK-POST answered.

Nasdaq tumbles more than 2 percent in choppy trading

Snap shares plunge more than 43 percent after the messaging app maker warns it will miss quarterly financial targets amid eroding economic conditions.

State Farm drops support of LGBTQ kids books after conservative furor

State Farm ended its support of the GenderCool Project after the partnership to promote inclusivity had “been the subject of news and customer inquiries.”
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